ATISHOO ! Atishoo ! Atishoo ! Pass me another man size tissue It’s that time of the year again When winter brings danger for all men Colds and coughs and runny nose Frozen fingers and icy toes Splitting headaches and sore throats Wrap up well, woolly hats and warm coats To the […]Read more "Atishoo !"
Treasured Memories (on Mother’s Day). She has gone now, leaving us all alone Sometimes I forget and pick up the phone Ready to dial for our daily chat A creature of habit, can’t help that Suddenly, it hits like a blow You catch your breath, then let go Leaving an emptiness, a gaping […]Read more "Treasured Memories (on Mother’s Day)"
Just for a Moment. Just for a moment, I thought I saw your face There by the stall in the old market place My heart surged and skipped a beat Then you vanished into the crowded street Were you really there or was it just an illusion Or had you escaped in all […]Read more "Just for a Moment."
The Piano Tuner. The piano tuner called today So I sat in the corner, out of her way She pinged and she bonged for the whole afternoon By the time she was finished it was perfectly in tune It was amazing to watch her, so much patience and skill With determination, persistence and […]Read more "The Piano Tuner."
A Dream of Storms A storm is coming, I can feel it on the breeze It whispers to the leaves and through the Dancing trees I smell it in the earth, so thirsty for the rain I hear it on the wind and I feel it in your pain In your soft murmurs, at […]Read more "A Dream of Storms."
The Clock is Ticking… The clock is ticking on the human race The consequences of our action we will have to face Like parasites we have bled our planet dry All life as we know it, will surely die We have raped the earth for diamonds and gold For precious metals our children’s […]Read more "The Clock is Ticking…"
And the Stones Stand Silent And the stones stand silent, their secrets they will not tell Their silent screams echo from every hill and dell Legend tells that it was here, in this place On one of the darkest days of the human race Rough men came and raped the soil In a […]Read more "And the Stones Stand Silent."
A Dream Holiday Ever since I was little I always wanted to go On a skiing holiday with lots and lots of snow I used to watch Ski Sunday on the BBC Oh how badly I wanted to be One of those daredevils, so brave and so recklessly Swerving around every obstacle, pole […]Read more "A Dream Holiday."
Sanctuary and Memory. Throw another log on the blazing fire Fill your glass with whatever you desire Come gather all around this old fireplace This home, this sanctuary, this sacred space Exchanging stories of bygone years Sharing memories of laughter and tears Of Christmas past and our childhood days Some half forgotten memories, in […]Read more "Sanctuary and Memory."
Shots Ring Out. Dealey Plaza and the Texas Book Depository A day that would go down in history Sixth floor window. Shots ring out People begin to panic, point and shout Was it more than three A lone gunman or conspiracy The world watched in horror and held its breath The nightmare on […]Read more "Shots Ring Out."